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Old 27th Nov 2012, 20:19   #1 (permalink)
 
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Fancy being an air traffic controller for Eddie Stobart?

Found this interesting!

Air Traffic Controller - Southend | General / Office | All Vacancies | Careers | Stobart Group
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Old 27th Nov 2012, 22:14   #2 (permalink)
 
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Probably better than being a lorry-driver for NATS.

Hat, coat, P45..........
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Old 28th Nov 2012, 03:11   #3 (permalink)
 
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Zooker,

Brilliant! That's gotten the day off to a great start

Thanks.
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Old 28th Nov 2012, 22:04   #4 (permalink)
 
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Er I wonder if Norbert Dessantrangle (sorry if I've spelt that wrong; had a few glasses of vino this evening) have vacancies too.
The list of reponsibilites looks like it was written by someone with a mandate to make it look as complicated as possible.

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Old 28th Nov 2012, 22:37   #5 (permalink)
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Issuing information and instructions to aircraft
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Old 28th Nov 2012, 23:15   #6 (permalink)
 
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Willi Betz and Jack Richards launch joint bid to seize control of the London TMA.
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Old 28th Nov 2012, 23:25   #7 (permalink)
 
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chevvron,
I'm sure you mean 'Dentressangle'.
This is actually a navigational term, the difference between observed radar heading and truck made good.

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Old 29th Nov 2012, 00:25   #8 (permalink)
 
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Thought it looked odd when I pressed 'submit'; this Italian white is stronger than I thought.
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Old 29th Nov 2012, 23:50   #9 (permalink)
 
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I wanna tell you a story.
We went to Sorrento (actually Piano de Sorrento, about 2 miles east of the main town) back in September, and every bottle of wine I got from the local supermarket (even the bottles costing 2.65 euros) was highly palatable, so since we came back, we've been drinking Italian wines, but they're never as good as the ones you get over there.
Typical Italians; keep the good stuff and send us the rubbish. No I don't really mean that, but you get my drift.
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Old 30th Nov 2012, 16:02   #10 (permalink)
 
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Typical Italians; keep the good stuff and send us the rubbish. No I don't really mean that, but you get my drift.
I reckon it's more likely that they simply refuse to drink the rubbish over there. Whereas here we will, the rubbish costs a fiver and the bottle that was 2.65 in Italy finds itself on the UK supermarket shelf for at least 10...
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Old 7th Dec 2012, 22:26   #11 (permalink)
 
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'Amarone' Valpolicella and you won't look back. Ok it's a red and not a white but then Frascati is my choice nel vino bianco.......As for Eddie Stobart advertising for an ATCO it's about time those jet's were fitted with tachograph's......
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Old 7th Dec 2012, 22:58   #12 (permalink)
 
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those jet's were fitted with tachograph's
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Old 8th Dec 2012, 01:07   #13 (permalink)
 
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A tachograph is an recording device fitted to a lorry:

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Old 12th Dec 2012, 13:53   #14 (permalink)
 
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This is an apostrophe. It is never fitted in a plural as any fule kno.
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Old 12th Dec 2012, 17:28   #15 (permalink)
 
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If you were employed as a controller by Eddie Stobart, would you be encouraged to put a female name on the front of your control tower?

Eddie Stobart Saddos
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S'pose they'll give all airport vehicles names. Eg, Tracey Sharon etc. etc...
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Old 16th Dec 2012, 11:04   #17 (permalink)
 
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S'pose they'll give all airport vehicles names. Eg, Tracey Sharon etc. etc...
In a word yes... Except for the stereo types.

Stobart LSA008 " Anne " & LSA010 " Petra " | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

And why not.

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Old 16th Dec 2012, 16:32   #18 (permalink)
 
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Barnaby,
that is superb!

EGMC. - Another location that all 'Eddie spotters' MUST visit then, in order to 'cop' the fleet.

Radar,
belated 'thank-you's for your kind comments above.
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